Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Portland beekeepers breeding a stronger queen
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Monday, July 15, 2013

Last winter, 40% of beehives in the Portland urban area died, similar to losses around the country. Now, two Northeast Portland beekeepers are working to breed a queen bee that can survive harsh Portland winters.

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Portland tests alternative fuel vehicles
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Portland is becoming a testing ground for alternative fuel vehicles thanks to a commitment Oregon made to support rechargeable electric vehicles under former Gov. Ted Kulongoski.

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TriMet plans e-fare system
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

TriMet is hoping to add a new fare system that allows riders to use debit-like cards.

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Portland hotel plans $8M renovation
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Thursday, July 11, 2013

The Red Lion Portland Convention Center hotel's new owners plan an $8-10 million remodel that will close the hotel for several months next year.

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Portland OKs West Hayden Island annexation
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission voted to endorse annexing west Hayden Island into Portland.

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